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With the spring semester beginning this week, it can be hard to return from a long break and immediately snap back into the academic mindset. That being said, here are some tricks that might help you ease back into the semester.

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UT completed its second winter mini-term, with its first session being introduced in January of 2022. According to One-Stop’s Winter Mini-Term FAQs, this session is designed to provide students the opportunity to get ahead or catch up on courses they need within a three-week period rather th…

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We all know the feeling. It’s 1:58 a.m. You’re in the Hodges Library and it is slightly cold. Dinner was a 5-Hour Energy and a mediocre POD sandwich, but it was the only one left. Your exam is in eight hours and two minutes. Every second counts. Behind the overload of information flying thro…

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Research is one of the driving factors of the academic world. Without continuous, dedicated research, technology and life would not be able to improve. This contribution can be seen at the University of Tennessee, as seven faculty members have been named as some of the most highly cited rese…

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On Sept. 12, the University of Tennessee officially broke ground on the site that once housed the College of Nursing. A new $85 million nursing building will be constructed in its place, and while the project is underway, nursing students, teachers, professors and teaching assistants alike h…

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It’s that season yet again. With less than two weeks to go, it is time to prepare for the library to become more crowded, the nights to become longer and the schoolwork assigned to feel more impossible. Here are some tips and tricks that can help you to start preparing for finals now.

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With students showing interest in opportunities involving study abroad or possible paths to take after graduation, the International TEFL Academy (ITA) introduced an offer that provides students with the possibility to gain experience teaching English as a foreign language both abroad and online.

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With November almost halfway done, the end of the fall semester is rapidly approaching. Nearing the end often causes the attention span of students to waver, especially with the holidays right around the corner.

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There is a bathroom you might not know about in the Humanities and Social Sciences building at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It is at the end of the hall by the P.O.D. market, behind an unmarked door. It doesn't have a label. Not even a number to call it by.

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Rachel Mekdeci grew up loving English classes. Her mom was an English teacher, and she said that in another life, she would have majored in journalism. English classes were always her strong suit, and they made her feel comfortable.

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According to the International Education Exchange, 83% of universities have reported an increase in study-abroad participation this year. The University of Tennessee had 330 study-abroad students in 2020-2021 compared to its 1,237 study-abroad participants in the 2021-2022 school year.

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While the University of Tennessee has many notable alumni, it is inspiring to see young graduates among this list. Here are a few under-45 alumni who are making strides in the world.

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As media outlets descended onto campus Friday ahead of the most-anticipated game in college football, Chancellor Donde Plowman sat down with alumnus and SEC Network host Paul Finebaum (‘78) on a live taping of his show to discuss the recent success of the football team and the state of the u…

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On Saturday, Sept. 10, the University of Tennessee announced official plans to begin the rebuilding of Melrose Hall. The decision is part of the Campus Master Plan, which aims to match UT’s infrastructure to its strategic vision. The new building is planned to house state-of-the-art academic…

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It’s the day before classes start and you’re casually scrolling through Instagram. Wanting a break from the stress of preparing for school, you just want to see what all your friends are up to. But once you start scrolling, you only see pictures from a Panhellenic tradition that has its grip…

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In a wide-ranging interview on Sept. 1 in The Daily Beacon office, Chancellor Donde Plowman discussed her memories of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of CliftonStrengths, her proposals for academic restructuring and the growth of the student body, which is now at a record si…

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Every year, a select number of the University of Tennessee’s faculty are nominated and appointed as Chancellor’s Professors. These individuals are nominated by the deans of their respective colleges and recommended by the provost.

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College is much more than studying and going to class — it is a chance to get out of your comfort zone and connect with your home. If you are beginning your freshman year or entering your final year at UT, getting involved can increase your chances of success.

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Now that the University of Tennessee’s fall semester has begun, many students are making final decisions about their classes and schedules. The add/drop period for classes is only available for a short time before there are larger impacts on tuition and fees.

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Given how huge UT’s campus is, finding something to eat is rather easy. However, figuring out how to utilize a dining plan in the best way possible can be a little more challenging.

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Jordan Peele is back to serving up twists, turns and thrills with his latest offering, sci-fi horror-thriller “Nope.” Despite not premiering until July 22, 2022, its tight-lid promotional materials and Peele’s penchant for the bizarre have already spawned several fan theories and online pred…

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The offices of the chancellor and provost have proposed breaking up the College of Arts and Sciences, home to 42 academic departments, into at least three separate colleges. The restructuring is planned for the fall of 2023, after the retirement of the current dean of the college, Theresa Le…

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During a summer when UT works to fill several positions vacated during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as add new administrative positions such as assistant vice chancellor for leadership and engagement, the Division of Student Life announced the hiring of three new directors.

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UT buildings will be without heated water or air for eight days, according to a notice from Facilities Services. From June 4 through June 12, the campus Steam Plant will be shut down to “conduct maintenance and make repairs at the Steam Plant and across the steam distribution system,” accord…

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Byron Hughes, currently dean of students at Virginia Tech, will become dean of students and assistant vice chancellor for Student Life at UT beginning July 1.